Next December Collaboration: LATE START collaboration W. 12.11.13
Parents & Community: What is Common Core? What are schools doing to transition to Common Core? What does this mean for my child? The district invites parents and community members to attend one of these informational meetings that will provide answers to these essential questions.
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Students: Spring Musical Auditions for SEUSSICAL the Musical M-12/9 (vocal), T-12/10 (acting), W-12/11 (dance). More information and audition packets on Schoolloop or see Mrs. Melvin in the Theatre Office/G21. We will be casting between 25-50 actors.
Study opportunities! Students who received a notice about recovering their excused absences have a chance to attend a Saturday Recovery. Here’s a chance to get caught up on work you missed, meet up with a study group, or get some time to work on a group projects.
Talk to your teacher, counselor, advisor,
or Ms. Davis in C05 for more information.
San Jose Public Library Donor Campaign (Letter)
The Educational Park Branch of the San Jose Public Library is an extraordinary resource and offers a safe place for our students to study.
Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Please consider making a contribution to the help support this vibrant learning center. A community-wide effort is raising funds to help transform the lives of our students, their families and neighbors. All gifts of $100 or more will be acknowledged on a permanent donor wall placed prominently in the new library.
Parents--If you have not done so, please register for SchoolLoop. Click "Register Now" to get started. It will take 1 work day for your account to be approved.
Students--if you have any questions (including lost passwords or forgotten login names/passwords), you can ask any of your teachers for help. Or visit Ms. Daniell in A312 during Break.
The mission of Independence High School is
to provide a supportive learning environment that enables all students to achieve academic and personal success.
ESLRS: Expected Schoolwide Learning Results
Every student will be a critical thinker
Indicators: Students will be able to organize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information apply knowledge in a variety of situations compute and problem solve
Every student will demonstrate personal responsibility
Indicators: Students will be able to work independently and collaboratively be prepared for class with appropriate materials attend class regularly and on time be engaged in the learning process treat self and others with respect demonstrate personal, academic, career, and life-skills planning
Every student will be an effective communicator
Indicators: Students will be able to read and write in English at the appropriate grade level demonstrate speaking and presentation skills use technology as a tool to communicate effectively with others demonstrate effective listening skills
Every student will be an informed and involved community member
Indicators: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of our democratic system and its values understand and employ compromise to solve problems participate in school and community activities
Common Core: Community Meetings
SAVE THE DATE What is Common Core? What are schools doing to transition to Common Core? What does this mean for my child? The district invites parents and community members to attend one of these informational meetings that will provide answers to... Continue
Spring Musical Auditions for SEUSSICAL the Musical
Spring Musical Auditions for SEUSSICAL the Musical M-12/9 (vocal), T-12/10 (acting), W-12/11 (dance) More information and audition packets on Schoolloop or see Mrs. Melvin in the Theatre Office/G21. We will be casting bet... Continue
Remind101 is a service that provides a safe way for Independence to text message or email students and parents. IHS will be using Remind 101 in 2013-2014 to send reminders about collaboration days, holidays, special schedule days, schoolwide exams... Continue